Katie Messing enters this week ranked fourth in the league with a 3.68 kills/set average.
Katie Messing pounds down 20 kills, while Becca Strehlow quarterbacks the offense with 56 assists.
Pepperdine looks to tally its first Wells Fargo PCH Cup points on Oct. 17 at LMU.
Waves bring a perfect road match record into matches. vs. the Tigers and Gaels this week.
A crucial week in West Coast Conference play is in store for Pepperdine with two home matches vs. the Cougars and Toreros.
Women's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. UC Santa Barbara, Photos by Martin A. Folb
INDOOR 2013: Started first eight matches of the season at the libero position ... Appeared in a total of 29 sets and eight matches ... Averaged 3.62 digs/set for a total of 105 ... Collected a season-high 21 digs in collegiate debut vs. Delaware (8/31) ... Dished three aces vs. Colorado State (9/7) ... Voted to the Pepperdine Asics Classic All-Tournament team ... Other season totals include 28 assists and nine aces.
CLUB: Member of the Wave Volleyball Club ... Placed third at the Southern California Volleyball Association (SCVA) Championships in 2013 ... Team placed ninth at the 2013 USAV Girls' Junior National Championship ... SCVA Champions in the 12s and 16s divisions ... Placed in the top-10 at every junior nationals appearance including three-consecutive third-placed showings in the 12s, 13s and 14s age categories.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Torrey Pines High School in 2013 ... 2012 MaxPreps Third Team All-American ... 2012 MaxPreps California All-State Division I First Team selection ... Palomar League second-team performer in 2011... 2010 Santa Barbara Tournament of Championship all-tournament pick ... Also voted all-tournament at the Durango Fall Classic in 2012.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Chris and Diane Chandler ... Older sister to Skye and Brynn ... Father was a quarterback at Washington before playing in the NFL for 17 seasons ... Grandfather, John Brodie, was a quarterback at Stanford and spent 17 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers ... Has an uncle, Larry Stefanki, who played tennis at California and later professionally ... Mother played tennis at USC.
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Steve Kerr ... Favorite pro team is the Green Bay Packers ... Favorite tv show is Grey's Anatomy ... Favorite food is fruit ... Favorite movie is Stepbrothers ... Favorite musical artist is Disclosure ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is football.